Skin Care – Cracked Heel – Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies

May 6, 2017 12:34 pm
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Cracked heels is the result of neglect and lack of moisturizing of the heels and leads to deep cuts which may become painful. Watch how you can treat cracked heel naturally using natural ingredients available in your kitchen!

 

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Cracked Heel:

• Cracked heel is the result of neglect and lack of moisturizing of the heels
• The heels develop deep cuts which may become painful

Symptoms to look for:

• Red or flaky patches on the heels are the first signs
• Cracks on skin which may bleed

Causes:

• Feet expand sideways due to excessive pressure. Cracks may develop due to:
o Dry skin
o Zinc and omega-3 fatty acid deficiency

Natural home remedy using bananas:

1. Crush ripe bananas to make paste
2. Apply this paste on the cracks
3. Leave it for 10 min
4. Wash off with water
5. Do this every day

Natural home remedy using margosa leaves and turmeric powder:

1. Crush a handful of margosa leaves to make paste
2. Add 3 tsp turmeric powder
3. Mix well
4. Apply the paste on cracks
5. Leave it for 30 min
6. Wash off with water
7. Dry with a soft cloth
8. Do this twice everyday

Natural home remedy using lemon:

1. Cut a lemon into half
2. Rub the lemon on your feet
3. Squeeze the lemon and apply the juice while rubbing
4. Continue rubbing for 5 min
5. Lightly scrub feet with a loofah or soft brush
6. Wash feet with water
7. Lemon juice is mildly acidic and helps remove dead skin cells.

Tips:

• Avoid wearing sandals with open backs as these facilitate sideways expansion of feet causing cracks
• Do not stand barefoot in damp areas for long time as this can make the skin dry
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These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use on our website http://www.homeveda.com.

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